Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church (NWYM) is a covenantal community
of evangelical Friends churches that make Jesus Christ known by:

Teaching and obeying the whole gospel as revealed by the
Holy Spirit and recorded in Scripture

Loving and mutually supporting each other

Equipping and releasing people to continue His mission in the world

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Educational Institutions

Friends Center

Established by the Northwest Yearly Meeting of Friends Church in January 2003, the Friends Center exists to help recruit, train and mentor leaders for Friends in the Northwest and beyond, and to help Friends leaders find their particular place of vital ministry. » read more »

George Fox University

George Fox University is a Christian university of the arts, sciences, and professional studies ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a top-tier western regional university. It offers:

  • Bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors
  • Bachelor’s degree-completion programs for working adults
  • Seminary programs
  • More than a dozen master’s and doctoral degrees

The university was founded in Newberg in 1891 by Quaker pioneers. Now, more than 3,000 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, at its Portland, Salem, and Boise centers, and at other teaching sites in Oregon.

Greenleaf Friends Academy

Greenleaf Friends Academy exists to provide quality Christian education which equips each student spiritually, academically, socially, and physically to be an effective ambassador for Christ.

Christian schooling is an investment in your young person’s future. At Greeenleaf Friends Academy (GFA), we not only prepare students for college, but for a life that will bring glory to God. Our students learn that with God’s power and grace — whether they experience success and joy or encounter adversity and disappointment — they can confidently face every situation.